SOAKING IT IN

The A-Z of Stormwater Management in the Landscape for Professionals

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Thank you for your interest. We have reached capacity for this event.
You may sign up for the waitlist here and we will contact you if space becomes available.

Friday, March 1, 2019   8:30am – 5:00pm
Environmental Learning Center at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City
$45 Registration fee, includes lunch

Keep local streams clean by filtering and absorbing urban runoff! Learn why and how to design, install and maintain rain gardens, planters, swales, and filter strips.

AGENDA:

  • Why Rain Gardens and Stormwater Facilities?
    Gail Shaloum, Clackamas County Water Environment Services
  • From Plan to Planted: Site Assessment, Planning, Design & Install
    Amy Whitworth, Plan-it Earth Design & Alfred Dinsdale, Dinsdale Landscape Contractors
  • Keep ‘Em Functioning -  Maintenance Dos and Don’ts
    Tony Gilbertson, Clean Water Services 
  • Prevent and Manage Weeds without Polluting the Water
    Sharon Selvaggio, Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides
  • Slowing Climate Change -  How Hydric Soils Store Carbon
    James Cassidy, Oregon State University

Afternoon field sessions (choose one):

  • Design a rain garden on site 
  • Learn how to inspect & maintain stormwater facilities.

Post-session:

  • Help install the rain garden designed in class! Date TBD.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FLYER WITH SPEAKER INFORMATION

This workshop organized and supported by: 
Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides, City of Oregon City, Clackamas County Water Environment Services, Plan-it Earth Design, Dinsdale Nursery, Rincon-Vitova Insectaries

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Refunds are available with a $10 cancellation fee with cancellations received in writing to sselvaggio@pesticide.org prior to February 21, 2019. Following this date, no refunds will be given, but the attendee may choose to: A) send an alternate person to the event or B) donate your registration fee to NCAP. In the case of inclement weather, refunds and/or event credit information will be posted to this webpage within 24 to 36 hours of event start time.